Birth & Beyond Worcestershire
Sessions for Parents To Be. We recommend you start Birth and Beyond Worcestershire between 28 and 32 weeks of pregnancy. Sessions run over four consecutive weeks and last two hours with a further session after your baby is born.
These FREE sessions are facilitated by Parenting Support Workers and provide information on:
- Getting to know your unborn baby
- Changes for you/partner
- Giving birth and meeting baby
- Your health and wellbeing (Parents)
- Feeding, bathing and practical care of your new baby
- Who is there for you – people and services
Employment Rights:- You are entitled to paid time off work to attend.
There is no criteria, and no forms to complete – just call the contact details below, however, we will need to ask you some information to be able to ensure you access the right course at the right time.
Getting to know your unborn baby
Giving birth and meeting your baby
Worcestershire Royal Hospital - Virtual Maternity Tour
How will I know I’m in labour?
What pain relief will be available:
How can I use breathing exercises during labour?
Note: These next two videos show a women delivery a baby and may be distressing for parents
Stages of Labour
What's involved in a caesarean section?
Life as parents
What can I do to help my pregnant partner?
How can I support my baby's early development?
How will breastfeeding help me bond with my baby?
Taking care of your baby
How can I help my baby learn and develop
Is my baby feeding and growing well?
How do I bath my baby?
Does it matter if we argue in front of our baby?